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Dr. Cooper’s Contact Information

Fall 2022 Semester

(August 22, 2022)

LINKS TO IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  Coronavirus Information   Security

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Dr. Cooper’s Contact Information

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Lecture Grading

Important University Policies


Syllabus Acknowledgment

Lecture Videos

ASM Recommended

Student Support Resources

Sources Used


Honors Contracts

Distribution of Course Material


Why This Web Page?

Report any broken links/errors to Dr. Cooper (crcooper01@ysu.edu)

Office Hours: By appointment only

Due to my multiple service responsibilities, I do not have scheduled office hours for the Fall 2022 semester.  However, I am most willing and pleased to talk to students through appointments in a face-to-face mode, via my office telephone (see below), or through WebEx/Microsoft Teams discussions.  To schedule an appointment, I request that students email me their availability.  I will reply as soon as practical and set an appointment at a time that is convenient for both parties.  Note: Unscheduled “drop in” office visits are not permitted.

Office Location: Ward Beecher Science Hall, Room 3123

My office is located within a secured laboratory complex.  Unauthorized persons are never allowed within this laboratory complex.  Approved face-to-face meetings with me require a prior appointment.  Note: Unscheduled “drop in” office visits are not permitted.

Telephone/Voice Mail: 330.941.1361

Students are encouraged to reach out to me by telephone.  If prior arrangements have not been made, I may not be available.  If this is the case, please leave a clear and distinct message on my voice mail.  I will respond as soon as practical.

Email: crcooper01@ysu.edu

I strongly encourage students to email me should they have a question or need an appointment to discuss a matter.  Please note that I typically receive over 100 emails each weekday during the semester.  Hence, to help me more readily recognize a message from a student, please use the term “BIOL 3702” in the Subject line.  If not, a student’s email risks being “lost” among the multitude of daily messages I receive.

I will answer emails as soon as practical, generally within 24 hours of receipt.  Please note, generally I am not inclined to respond to emails during evenings, semester breaks, weekends, or when the University is closed.

Important: My email communications are deemed privileged and may not be redistributed in any form (e.g., forwarded, posted on social media, published, etc.) without my explicit written permission. Doing so is a violation of the YSU The Student Code of Conduct.

Report any broken links/errors to Dr. Cooper (crcooper01@ysu.edu)

Youngstown State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, age, religion or veteran/military status in its programs or activities. Please visit the EIT Home Page for contact information for persons designated to handle questions about this policy.

It is possible that portions of this web page are not wholly in accord with the American with Disabilities Act.  If this is the case, a student currently enrolled in this course should contact Dr. Cooper (crcooper01@ysu.edu; 330.941.1361) and compliant material shall be provided as soon as practical.

© 2022 Chester R. Cooper, Jr.